Education Foundation of Niagara

Student Bursaries and Awards

Student bursaries are designed to assist academically qualified students who require financial assistance. Bursaries are awarded on the basis of demonstrated student financial need.

Post-secondary graduates have more employment prospects and attain higher wages than those who have only high school. A wide range of positive social benefits are more likely, including higher levels of life satisfaction; sustaining a healthy lifestyle; and active community involvement.

Research also reveals cost is a common reason for not continuing to post-secondary education, as is preparation for school, motivation, and parental influence. Access to post-secondary financial support is critical to students who are in need.